Future JD Students

LGBT Applicants

We use the term diversity broadly to include all aspects of human differences, including but not limited to socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, geography, disability, and age.

This is an exciting and opportune time for LGBT individuals to consider obtaining a legal education. Lesbians, gay men, bisexual, and transgender people have found places in every area of legal practice as well as in legal academia. They have succeeded in organizing their own small law firms, risen within the ranks of legal education, taken seats on the bench, and, of course, worked in law firms specializing in the LGBT rights movement.

See What Students Have to Say about Their Law School Experiences

Click on the videos or photos that follow to learn what LGBT law students have to say about their experiences of applying and being admitted to law school. As you will see, not every student found the path easy, but all of them have found satisfaction during law school. We hope that you, too, are encouraged and inspired to pursue your academic and professional goals and dreams.

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